The role of Executive Assistant will be responsible for supporting the leadership of a diverse business team operating in core areas of North American soccer. The Properties and Events team is responsible for the delivery of over 160+ events annually, including the MLS All-Star Game, the Mexican National Team U.S. Tour, the Concacaf Gold Cup, Campeones Cup, conferences, and hospitality events. This role will perform a key function to the completion of department and company goals, while having access to the day-to-day operations to learn the business of soccer.
The Events Manager will support the Property & Events team with the planning, management, and execution of all MLS big events, including but not limited to MLS All-Star, MLS Cup, Heineken Rivalry Week, SuperDraft and eMLS Cup.
The Events Manager will also support the team by tracking event economic impact and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) according to event strategy mandates.
The Properties and Events department manages partnerships with Soccer United Marketing (“SUM”) Properties (U.S. Soccer, Federacion Mexicana de Futbol, CONCACAF, Liga MX and others) and oversees the development, planning and execution of Major League Soccer (“MLS”) and SUM events and platforms in North America each year, including marquee events like MLS All-Star, CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLS Cup, the Mexican National Team U.S. Tour, MLS Rivalry Week, MLS Decision Day, and U.S. Soccer Federation programming. The group also spearheads organization-wide initiatives, including hospitality/B2B programming, press/media events, department/executive meetings, competition events and the development of new platforms / partnerships for the enterprise.
With the continued growth and success of soccer in the U.S., we are passionate about representing a diverse culture on and off the field. Do you consider yourself someone who is capable of encouraging innovation through critical and creative thinking? Do you challenge the status quo? Are you globally-minded? If so, Soccer United Marketing (SUM) is seeking a results-driven individual to assist in the day-to-day commercial management of our international relationships with the Federación Mexicana de Futbol (FMF) / Mexican National Team and Liga MX, whose properties include, but are not limited to, Mexican National Team U.S. tour, Campeones Cup, Campeon de Campeones. Our ideal candidate shares our vision, is a self-motivated team member and possesses the ability to establish positive trends, build relationships and deliver results.
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